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After suffering rejections, Young lady finally wins three full-ride scholarships to prestigious UK universities

A young lady named Anita Makori who suffered several rejections in an attempt to continue her education in the United Kingdom has finally won three fully funded scholarships to Top universities in the United Kingdom.

Anita Makori who had encountered several rejections after she bagged her bachelors degree earned three acceptance letters from University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London.

Anita shared her achievements on LinkedIn celebrating her acceptance into three Top universities in the United Kingdom saying it is a result of her perseverance. She added that she did not only earn an acceptance, she also won three fully funded scholarships. 

She was awarded the Cambridge-Mastercard Foundation scholarship, Chevening Awards & Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust joint scholarship, and the Mastercard-Afox (Africa Oxford Initiative) scholarship).

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Anita graduated from the Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya in 2020 and had been making an effort to further her studies in the United Kingdom.

She had initially got an acceptance into the University of Oxford but was unable to resume school because of her inability to pay the tuition fees. Anita persevered on, proceeded to graduate school, and continued applying for scholarships.

Anita stated that during the period of her rejection, she learned the significance of resilience and determination.

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She advised anyone applying for the scholarship to remain steadfast and never abandon their aspirations, regardless of the challenges that may arise.

 ”This journey has taught me the importance of resilience and determination. Never give up on your dreams, no matter how tough it may seem.,” She said.

Anita expressed her gratitude to everyone who supported and believed in her throughout the process of her application. She added that she hopes her experiences inspire and encourage someone to persevere hard. 

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